Table 6.33Meta-analysis (2008): Effectiveness of clinician training combined with charting on asking about smoking status (“Ask”) (n = 3 studies)a

InterventionNumber of armsOdds Ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated rate (95% C.I.)
No intervention31.058.8
Training and charting32.1 (1.9–2.4)75.2 (72.7–77.6)
a

Go to www​.surgeongeneral.gov/tobacco/gdlnrefs​.htm for the articles used in this meta-analysis.

From: 6, Evidence and Recommendations

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Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update.
Tobacco Use and Dependence Guideline Panel.

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